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Lifelong Learning Policies and Strategies

Collection of policy documents


Compiled by the UIL Documentation Centre and Library
Contents
International Lifelong
Learning Policies
Regional Lifelong
Learning Policies
Lifelong Learning Policies
and Strategies from Africa
Lifelong Learning Policies
and Strategies from
the Arab States
Lifelong Learning Policies
and Strategies from
Asia and the Pacic
Lifelong Learning Policies
and Strategies from
Europe and North America
Lifelong Learning Policies
and Strategies from Latin
America and the Caribbean
This collection comprises lifelong learning policy and strategy documents
(in full text) from UNESCO Member States and international organizations.
Lifelong Learning Policies and Strategies page 2
International Lifelong Learning Policies
World Bank
Lifelong learning in
the global knowledge
economy: challenges for
developing countries.
Washington, 2003. 23p.
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UNHCR
Education strategy,
2012 2016. Geneva,
2012. 60 p.
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FLLLEX
Towards an institutional
strategy for lifelong learning
in higher professional
education: FLLLEX project
results and recommendations.
Leuven, 2012. 36 p.
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Regional Lifelong Learning Policies
European Commission
Europe 2020: a strategy
for smart, sustainable and
inclusive growth. 2010. 34 p.
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European
Communities
A Memorandum on Lifelong
Learning. 2000. 36 p.
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Action plan on adult
learning: it is always a
good time to learn. 2007.
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European Parliament
Adult learning: it is never
too late to learn. European
Parliament resolution of
16 January 2008. 8 p.
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European Union
Notices from European
institutions and bodies:
Council conclusions of 12
May 2009 on a strategic
framework for European
cooperation in education
and training (ET 2020).
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Council resolution on
a renewed European
agenda for adult learning.
Brussels. (Resolutions,
recommendations and
opinions, C 372). 6 p.
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European University
Association
European universities
charter on lifelong learning.
Brussels, 2008. 12 p.
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Lifelong Learning Policies and Strategies
from Africa
Gambia
Education policy
2004 2015. 2004, 52 p.
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Ghana
Education Act 778, 2008, p.22
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Kenya
Republic of Kenya : a policy
framework for education,
draft, 11th May 2012. p. 51-53.
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Mauritius
Education and human
resources strategy plan
2008-2020. 2009, 164 p.
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Seychelles
Education for a learning
society: policy statement for
the Ministry of Education,
Seychelles. 2000, 15 p.
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South Africa
White paper on education
and training. 1995.
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National qualifications
framework act 67 of 2008
as amended by Higher
Education Laws Amendment
Acts 26 of 2010. 25 p.
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Swaziland
National policy statement
on education. 1999, 12 p.
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The Swaziland education
and training sector
policy. 2011, p.42-45.
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Tanzania
Education and training
policy. 1995. 104 p.
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Adult and non-formal
education sub-sector
medium term strategy
2003/04 2007/08. 2003. 71 p.
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Zimbabwe
National action plan of
Zimbabwe: Education for All
towards 2015. 2005, 68 p.
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Lifelong Learning Policies and Strategies
from the Arab States
Bahrain
British Council. Lifelong
learning strategies: Skills
around the world.
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Lifelong Learning Policies and Strategies
from Asia and the Pacific
Bhutan
10
th
five year plan,
2008 2013: education
sector. 2007, 33 p.
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Brunei Darussalam
The Ministry of
Education: strategic plan
2007 2011. 2007, 22 p.
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Strategic plan 2012 2017.
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China
Outline of Chinas national
plan for medium and
long-term education
reform and development,
2010 2020. 2010. 51 p.
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Cook Islands
Learning for life: Cook Islands
education master plan,
2008 2023. 2007. 5 p.
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India
National Policy on Skill
Development. 2009. 49 p.
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Japan
Basic Act on Education. 2006.
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Educational reform for
the 21st century.
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Republic of Korea
Adapting education to the
information age. 2007. 67 p.
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Second national lifelong
learning promotion plan
(2008 2012). 2007, 58 p.
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Malaysia
The blueprint of enculturation
of lifelong learning for
Malaysia, 2011 2020.
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Thailand
The National Education
Act, year 1999. 2000.
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Tonga
Tonga education policy
framework 2004 2019:
final draft. 2004, 43 p.
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Viet Nam
Education law. National
Assembly of the Socialist
Republic of Viet Nam. 11
th

legislature, 7
th
session, 5
th

May to 14
th
June, 2005.
Hanoi, 2005. 48 p.
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Armenia
Find what you are looking
for: lifelong learning
concept for Armenia.
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Austria
Strategie zum
lebensbegleitenden Lernen
in sterreich. 2011.
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Bulgaria
Council of Ministers.
National lifelong learning
strategy 2008 2013. 2008.
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Canada
Action plan for adult
education and continuing
education and training. 2002.
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Government policy on
adult education and
continuing education and
training. 2002. 48 p.
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Learn Canada 2020: joint
declaration, provincial
and territorial ministers
of education. Council of
Ministers, 2008. 3 p.
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Lifelong learning strategy for
the City of Vancouver. 2010.
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Croatia
Strategy for adult
education. 2007. 61 p.
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Cyprus
National lifelong learning
strategy, 2007 2013.
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Czech Republic
The Strategy of lifelong
learning in the Czech
Republic. 2007. 92 p.
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Denmark
Denmarks strategy for
lifelong learning: education
and lifelong skills upgrading
for all. 2007. 37 p.
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Estonia
Lifelong learning strategy,
2005-2008. 2005. 40 p.
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Vabariik, Eesti: Tark ja tegus
rahvas, 2009 2012. 2008
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text (Estonian)
Finland
Ministry of Education
strategy 2015. 2003. 20 p.
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Education and research
2007 2012: development
plan. Helsinki, Ministry of
Education, 2007. 84 p.
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Lifelong Learning Policies and Strategies
from Europe and North America
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Lifelong Learning Policies and Strategies
from Europe and North America
France
Loi du 4 mai 2004 relative
la formation professionnelle
tout au long de la vie et
au dialogue social. 2011.
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Germany
Bund-Lnder-Kommission.
Strategie fr Lebenslanges
Lernen in der Bundesrepublik
Deutschland. 2004. 117 p.
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Federal Ministry for
Economic Cooperation
and Development. Ten
objectives for more education:
BMZ education strategy
2010 2013. 2011. 18p.
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Arbeitskreis Deutscher
Qualifikationsrahmen.
Deutscher
Qualifikationsrahmen
fr lebenslanges
Lernen. 2011. 21 p.
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Hungary
Ministry of Education.
Strategy of the Government
of the Republic of Hungary for
lifelong learning. 2005. 63 p.
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The Strategy for lifelong
learning in Hungary: an
overview. 2006. 12p.
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Ireland
Dept of Education and
Science. Learning for life:
white paper on adult
education. 2000. 224p.
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Tomorrows Skills: Towards a
National Skills Strategy. 2005
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Latvia
Ministry of Education and
Science. Basic guidelines
of lifelong learning policy
for 2007 2013. 2006.
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Lifelong learning policy,
2007 2013. 2013. 17 p.
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Lithuania
The national education
strategy 2003 2012:
resolution. 2003. 17 p.
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Strategy of securing
lifelong learning. Approved
by different ministries,
2004 2008. 32p.
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Luxembourg
Soutien et dveloppement
formation professionnelle
continue. In: Memorial.
Journal officiel du Grand-
Duch de Luxembourg. A-92,
14 juillet 1999. p. 1859 1862.
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Formation professionnelle
continue. In: Memorial.
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Journal officiel du Grand-
Duch de Luxembourg.
A-No.67, 4avril 2012.
p. 754 756.
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Livre blanc : stratgie
nationale en matire de
Lifelong Learning. 2013
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Netherlands
Nationaal Actieprogramma:
een leven lang leren. 1998
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Norway
Strategy for lifelong
learning in Norway: status,
challenges and areas of
priority. 2007. 48 p.
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Education strategy
2008 2009. Summary: report
no. 44 to the Storting. 20 p.
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Portugal
PRODEP III : Programa
operacional da educao,
2000 2006. 2000, 138 p.
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text (Portuguese)
Slovakia
Ministry of Education.
Strategy of lifelong
learning and lifelong
guidance. 2007. 31 p.
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Slovenia
Ministry of Education.
Slovenian lifelong learning
strategy. 2007, 52 p.
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text (Slovenian)
Spain
Plan de accin para el
aprendizaje permanente. In:
El aprendizaje permanente
en Espana. 2011, p. 19 54.
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Sweden
The Swedish strategy
for lifelong learning: a
summary of principles and
orientation. 2007. 10 p.
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Turkey
Driving force for the success
of Turkey: lifelong learning
policy paper. 2006, 141 p.
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Lifelong learning strategy
paper. 2009. 63 p.
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United Kingdom
Success through skills: the
skills strategy for Northern
Ireland. 2006. 25 p.
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Skills that work for Wales:
a skills and employment
strategy and action
plan. 2005. 100p.
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Lifelong Learning Policies and Strategies
from Europe and North America
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Lifelong Learning Policies and Strategies
from Europe and North America
Life through learning,
learning through life: the
lifelong learning strategy
for Scotland. 2003, 82 p.
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Skills for Scotland: a lifelong
skills strategy. 2007. 61 p.
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USA
United States Congress.
The Workforce investment
act of 1998. 1998. 313 p.
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Argentina
Ley de educacin nacional
No 26.206. 2006, 30 p.
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Consejo Federal de Educacin.
Educacin permanente de
jvenes y adultos : documento
de base. Anexo I Resolucin
CFE N 118/10. 2010. 11 p.
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Bahamas
Ministry of Education. Ten
year education plan. 2009,
72 p.
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Barbados
The National Strategic Plan
of Barbados 2006 2025:
global excellence, Barbadian
traditions. 225 p.
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Belize
Ministry of Education. Belize:
Education and training
act 2010. 2010, 83 p.
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Belize: Ministry of Education
Action Plan 2005 2010.
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Bolivia
Ministerio de Educacin.
Ley de la Educacin
Avelino Siani Elizardo
Prez Ley nmero
070/2010 2011. 2010, 38 p.
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Estrategia de la educacin
Boliviana 2004 2015:
Documento preliminar Para
Abrir el Dilogo. 2003, 86 p.
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Chile
Araneda, Hernn ; Marn,
Cristbal: Meeting the
challenge of the knowledge
economy: lifelong learning
in Chile. 2002, 74 p.
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Ley N 20.370 D.O.
Santiago, Ministerio de
Educacin, 2009. 41 p.
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El Salvador
Ministry of Education.
Ley general de educacin
decreto No 917. 1996, 24 p.
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Mexico
Secretria de Educacin:
Programa sectorial de
educacin 2007 2012.
2007, 64 p.
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Programa nacional de
educacin 2001 2006. 2001,
269 p.
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from Latin America and the Caribbean
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Paraguay
Ministry of Education.
amyendy tata encendemos
el fuego poltica pblica
de educacin de personas
jvenes y adultas, 2011 2021.
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Peru
Ley general de educacin
N28044. 2003, 37 p.
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Saint Lucia
Ministry of Education.
Education sector development
plan 2000 2005 and
beyond. 2000. 100 p.
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Trinidad and Tobago
Ministry of Education.
Policy on tertiary education,
technical vocational
education and trawining, and
lifelong learning in Trinidad
and Tobago. 2010. 53 p.
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Uruguay
Ministerio de Educacin.
Ley general de educacin No
18.437 de 12 de diciembre
de 2008. 2009. 60 p.
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Venezuela
Asamblea Nacional. Ley
Orgnica de Educacin.
2009. 28 p.
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Lifelong Learning Policies and Strategies
from Latin America and the Caribbean
First published 2014
By UNESCO Institute for
Lifelong Learning
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2014 UNESCO Institute for
Lifelong Learning